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Events planned for Veterans Day weekend

School assemblies and lunches among events

MORRIS – The annual Veterans Day parade down Liberty Street will take place again on Sunday, after the Morris City Council approved their plan at Monday's meeting. The parade will begin at Chapin Park at about 10:30 a.m. on Sunday and conclude at the Grundy County courthouse with an observance at 11 a.m.

In the event of inclement weather the observance will be held at the Morris High School.

There are several other events scheduled throughout the area for Veterans Day this weekend, according to the Grundy County Veterans Assistance Commission.

Coal City: The annual community Veteran's Day Observance sponsored by the Coal City Public Library District will be held at the Coal City Center for the Performing Arts Coal City High School, 605 W. Division St, starting at 11 a.m., Sunday Nov. 11. St Juvin Post 1336 Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Post 796 will participate in the observance.

Seneca: Seneca High School and the Seneca FFA will host a school assembly on Friday, Nov. 9,. The assembly will begin at 10:15 a.m. and is followed by a lunch. Contact the school at 815-357-5000 for more details and if seats are still available for the lunch.

Mazon: Mazon American Legion Post 352 will host an observance and dinner on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The American Legion is located at 500 Depot Street in Mazon.

Minooka: On Saturday Nov. 10 there will be a Veterans Day Lunch for all veterans, active duty and retired military personnel at Cookies Restaurant in Minooka. The event is a gift of Jerry and Lorraine Davidson. Reservations are required. Contact Jerry Davidson at 815-467-6331 to RSVP for either the 11 a.m. or the 12:30 p.m. seating. Cookies is located at the corner of Mondamin and Wabena Avenue in Minooka.

Saratoga School is hosting an assembly on Monday, Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. in the Farmer Gym. Veterans are invited to attend.

Immaculate Conception School is hosting an assembly on Monday Nov. 12 at 8:15 a.m.. Veterans are invited to attend.

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